Severe winter weather warnings, immigration demonstrations in Preston and a missing pug who was found safe and well after nine days alone on the Lancashire hills, are among last week’s most read stories.
Here’s the full list of the most read stories of the week:
WEATHER WARNING: Months of heavy snow forecast
An early weather warning has been issued across the UK as experts forecast months of heavy show in what is expected to be the worst winter in half-a-century.
Inspirational teacher will be ‘badly missed’ at Lancashire school
Tributes have been paid to an inspirational teacher who died just 20 days after being diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer.
Police examine claims of smacking at mosque
Police are looking into claims that children as young as three are being smacked and verbally abused at a Preston mosque.
VIDEO: One arrest after rival demonstrations in Preston
One person has been arrested after rival groups gathered in Preston city centre for demonstrations about immigration.
LATEST: Smoke bomb thrown as rival demonstrations hit Preston
There have been chaotic scenes in Preston city centre as two rival groups gathered to protest about immigration.
Preston’s most deprived areas revealed
A huge swathe of Preston is among the most deprived areas in the country, the Lancashire Evening Post can reveal.
WHO OWNS PRESTON?: Land worth hundreds of millions is in the hands of mystery offshore investors
They could hardly be more different . . . the idyllic sun-kissed beaches of the British Virgin Islands and the rain-lashed streets of Preston city centre.
Popular patisserie to move into Preston
A popular continental cafe and cake shop will open its doors in Preston’s St George’s Shopping Centre later this month, creating 20 new jobs.
Missing pug found after nine days on Lancashire fell
A pug which went missing in the Lancashire hills NINE days ago has finally been found.
Mum slams primary school over son’s ‘extreme’ haircut threat
An angry mum has slammed her son’s primary school after being told his “short back and sides” haircut was “extreme” and against school policy.